- Oct 20, 2013
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I really like Robert Williams. He's a 72% shooter who is averaging 1.2 blocks in 11 minutes for his two-year career. That's 3.6 blocks, 11 points, and 10 boards per 33 minutes.
I'd trade Drummond for Hayward and Williams. I'm not crazy about the #14 in the weakest draft in seven years, especially when we'll already have two rookies in Windler and the #5 pick.
The advantage for the Cavs is after this year they'll have Williams, who will make $2 million this year and the Cavs would control him for four more years. The attraction for the Celtics is they have little use for Heyward (he only played in 5 of their 17 playoff games) but Drummond would be a big upgrade. With him and Theis they wouldn't need Williams.
With more playing time than he got in Boston Williams could develop into a pretty nice Tristan Thompson type player. Except he is a much, much better shot blocker than Thompson (0.9 blocks in 30 minutes last year).
Timelord would be really interesting. One of the most athletic guys in the whole league. But I'm not sure he'd be the 14th pick in this draft, he has next to no passing as a big, pretty one dimensional. It's close though, but I think I prefer the 14th pick. Weak draft but plenty of very solid role players in the mid round imo. It's Saddiq Bey, Josh Green territory. Finding a player who brings what Timelord brings, I think that can be done in the 2md round or FA, or even Bell pretty much is that.